Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Position Type : Full Time
The primary role of Clinical Research Coordinator is the organization, coordination and implementation of a research study. The essential functions of the position include but are not limited to: Be actively involved in planning and implementation of patient recruitment into studies. Interview and evaluate participants as potential candidates for various studies enrollment. Obtain informed consent at multiple study sites within the Penn Health System. Coordinate scheduling of trial participants visits with study investigators and nurse practitioners as per protocol. Provide clinical services, including phlebotomy and obtain biospecimens as required by the protocol. Plan, direct, and assess overall study management of patient in collaboration with program manager. Intercept and respond to trial participants phone calls. Perform telephone follow-up per study protocol. The coordinator is also responsible for data collection and management in accordance with study protocol and the maintenance of source documents and case report forms. Collect and report timely, valid accurate data, maintain individual patient records. Maintain study compliance and integrity through close collaboration with investigator as well as the patient. Provide ongoing service education updates to all investigators and HUP staff who have eligible participants for clinical research studies.
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.